Trudeau is now a little less vulnerable to the opposition argument that he is a poor economic manager. But he wonâ€™t have time to rest on his laurels, as many businesses gear up for a fight against Bill C-69.
With a combined $1.68-million budget, the three-Senator Government Representative Office is tasked with carrying the governmentâ€™s flag in a sea of Upper Chamber Independents.
Government relations pros turned out to Tavern on the Hill on Sept. 13 for heat, hot dogs, and hops.
Insiders and observers weigh in on who impacts Canadaâ€™s decisions on diplomacy, trade, defence, development, and immigration.
The formation of the Coalition to Keep Trade Free comes as Canada is facing an Oct. 1 deadline to sign onto the agreement struck between Mexico and the U.S.
Of the more than 5,000 lobbyists on the federal registry, the names listed, for the most part, occupy an enviable position as having the ear of the government.
As much as those talks are consuming the Trudeau governmentâ€™s bandwidth, it has also sent the signal to stakeholders that itâ€™s hoping to reorient some of its resources to other files as it lays the groundwork for 2019.
Also, Maxime Bernier may have found a new campaign song, and the husband of Canada's newest ambassador to Poland was a Hill reporter.